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Desmond Bishop to attend ‘Hollywood Boot Camp’

Posted by Mike Spofford on February 27, 2013 – 4:13 pm

Desmond BishopPackers LB Desmond Bishop is among 22 current and former NFL players who will participate in the second annual “NFL Pro Hollywood Boot Camp” at Universal Studios in California.

The four-day program runs from March 11-15 and will cover a wide range of topics in the movie industry, including screen writing, directing, producing and film financing.

Among the industry executives leading the camp will be Legendary Pictures partner/producer Thomas Tull (The Dark Knight, Inception, We Are Marshall), director/producer Peter Berg (Friday Night Lights) and writer/actor/director Robert Townsend (The Five Heartbeats, Hollywood Shuffle).

Former Packers RB Ahman Green participated in the inaugural Hollywood Boot Camp last year. Former Packers FB Brandon Miree, who played for Green Bay only one season (2006), is also scheduled to attend this year.


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25 Responses to “Desmond Bishop to attend ‘Hollywood Boot Camp’”

  1. By Rusty Draper on Feb 27, 2013 | Reply

    I would like to see Desmond Bishop put his time to better use. He needs to get healthy and get ready for the upcoming season . Not saying that there is not life outside of football. Just that a for a player to comeback from a season ending injury , he needs to focus on getting back in the game . The rest is window dressing .

  2. By Dan A on Feb 27, 2013 | Reply

    Yes, after a season ending injury you would expect DB to stay in tune getting healthy rather attend a celebrity boot camp!
    Hopefully, he does injury himself again prior to the 2013 season.

  3. By Matt on Feb 27, 2013 | Reply

    Rusty, come on now, spending 4 days learning about what to do outside of football is going to in no way affect his recovery or affect him being ready for the season, which is 4 months away.

  4. By Beat Ur Man on Feb 27, 2013 | Reply

    A.J. Hawk should go with him and stay in Hollywood.

  5. By Asteron on Feb 28, 2013 | Reply

    What possible focus does he need to recover? The body heals at it’s own pace and 4 days rest is hardly going to hurt him.

  6. By Darrell on Feb 28, 2013 | Reply

    Stop the nonsense! He’s doing what he wants to do, and I’m sure he’ll be ready for training camp.

  7. By Rick on Feb 28, 2013 | Reply

    Bishop is an aspiring writer, specifically a screen writer. What do you do in your spare time, Rusty?

  8. By Ryan on Feb 28, 2013 | Reply

    Go Pack Go

  9. By Mark on Mar 1, 2013 | Reply

    Why are you beating on A.J. Hawk?? He had one of the best seasons ever. Can you do better? Didn’t think so, so shut up!!

  10. By James on Mar 1, 2013 | Reply

    Would be nice to see Bishop act like a pro-bowl linebacker this season.

  11. By rgbpackfan on Mar 1, 2013 | Reply

    Right on Darrell. Desmond will be back & so will the Pack!

  12. By Samuel Resz on Mar 2, 2013 | Reply

    Hope he can play at a high level next season. It would be one less hole for the Packers to fill.

  13. By mr know itall on Mar 2, 2013 | Reply

    Rusty Draper says “Next please, too Australian,” in reference to drafting Alabama’s Jesse Williams with the first pick. This guy has some strange opinions.

  14. By GDOG on Mar 2, 2013 | Reply

    I can’t believe people want to micro manage what Desmond Bishop does with his off time. COME ON MAN!

  15. By diaper boy of Alsace on Mar 4, 2013 | Reply

    Its unequivocally diaper time.

  16. By James on Mar 4, 2013 | Reply

    If it aint broke don’t fix it!

  17. By mr know itall on Mar 4, 2013 | Reply

    But it IS broke

  18. By bryan86 on Mar 5, 2013 | Reply

    Bish will be okay and the front 7 for pack will be better. He in my opinion was the big hurt spot on defense up front. Every really solid defense has that one nasty person that brings the hurt and 55 is it. He gives the help that Clay really needs. Dude flat out goes beast mode on run game. Does anybody remember Mendenhall fumbling in superbowl it was 55 with the hit and 52 with recovery. You always have to have that one nasty person on defense to set the tone for the team and we missed that last year.

  19. By Brian on Mar 6, 2013 | Reply

    52 had the hit and 55 had the recovery. come on man….

  20. By packfan963 on Mar 6, 2013 | Reply

    Seriously people let him have his off-season. None of you would truly care about him doing this if he hadn’t been hurt.

  21. By Syrus on Mar 7, 2013 | Reply

    Glad to see a football player thinking about life after football. Its only a 4 day event, it is not going to affect his play this season. With the majority of pro-athletes going broke after their playing careers are over, its good to see someone planning ahead.

  22. By tim on Mar 8, 2013 | Reply

    good for him go 55 go

  23. By buzz61 on Mar 9, 2013 | Reply

    Umm Mark A.J. had one of what best seasons ever?His i hope you mean.Sure he had alot of tackles but best season ever?REALLY?

  24. By Russ/Sarasota on Mar 11, 2013 | Reply

    I hope GB coaches make the decision..is he “a go”? What is the issue?

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